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Tungnafellsjökull volcano

Stratovolcano 1535 m (ca. 5,036 ft)
Island, 64.73°N / -17.94°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Tungnafellsjökull central volcano has not have recorded historical activity, but is considered an active volcano that has erupted during the past 10,000 year, mainly from flank fissures on the NE side where young basaltic lava flows occur.

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Typical eruption style:

Efusivo.


Erupciones del volcán Tungnafellsjökull:

unknown

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Fri, 7 May 2021 (GMT) (5 temblores)
7 May 2021 13:43:38 GMT
0.4

1.4 km - Más
km5.7 Km WNW of Hamarinn, Iceland
7 May 2021 08:57:54 GMT
0.3

13 km - Más
km18.3 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland
7 May 2021 08:57:30 GMT
0.3

0.1 km - Más
km19.5 Km SSE of Kistufell, Iceland
7 May 2021 08:57:07 GMT
0.4

19 km - Más
km16.9 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland
7 May 2021 08:57:07 GMT
0.1

19 km - Más
km15.9 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland

Background

It is located to the NW of the Vatnajökull glacier and contains two calderas. One is largely filled by the Tungnafellsjökull glacier, while the other one to the SE is free of ice and has old rhyolitic lava flows.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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